Outreach Manager
The Nature Conservancy-Worldwide Office - Arlington, VA

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OFFICE LOCATION

Arlington, Virginia (VA)

ABOUT US

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 30 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more. *LI-MS1*

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Outreach Manager in the Office of the President is responsible for the strategic planning of the CEO's outreach efforts for philanthropy, external affairs, marketing, and other priorities and is responsible for the implementation of the CEO Visibility Plan. S/he manages the CEO Advance Team, and works to prioritize and maximize leverage of CEO outreach efforts. The Outreach Manager also coordinates and may research weekly meeting and engagement briefings for the CEO.

The Outreach Manager reports to the Chief of Staff and assists in the design and implementation of large scale projects ensuring that programmatic commitments, timelines and compliance standards are communicated and met. S/he manages high-level strategic events that involve the CEO which includes coordinating the work of other teams and ensuring that the expectations of the CEO are met. S/he also assists in managing institutional events such as Board of Directors meetings, staff events, and senior manager meetings; and works with the Chief of Staff on special assignments as needed. S/he creates, oversees and works to consistently improve communications to all members of Office of the President and to those who work with the OOP; s/he works closely with all members of the OOP including Internal Communications, Board of Directors program, and executive administrative staff.

This position includes frequent interaction with all members within the organization including senior managers, staff, trustees, Board of Directors and donors, as well as customers, vendors and business relations. S/he may provide operational support to the executive, such as developing operational guidelines to ensure efficient management of the program and compliance with regulations. S/he makes interpretations and recommendations as appropriate.Duties are highly confidential and require comprehensive knowledge of TNC's priorities, policies, procedures and operations. Responsibilities require discretion, judgment, tact and poise.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree plus at least 7years related work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience managing diverse activities and coordinating the schedule and contacts of executive(s).
  • Experience coordinating multiple large scale projects, setting realistic deadlines, managing a timeline or related.
  • Experience working with a wide range of people, such as board of directors, donors, volunteers, the public and/or all levels of staff.
  • Experience with written and verbal communication and negotiating agreements.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree preferred, plus at least seven years related work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven organizational and administrative skills and high attention to detail and consistent follow-through.
  • Ability to organize time, manage diverse activities and meet critical deadlines.
  • Ability to coordinate the schedule and contacts of senior leader.
  • Ability to take on additional tasks when required and to delegate as needed to others within the department, region or group.
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of TNC policies and procedures.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to articulate ideas clearly and succinctly
BENEFITS

The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.

EOE STATEMENT

Then Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process

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